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🇬🇧 The EU is working to limit the power of corporations like Google and Facebook with the #DigitalServicesAct. We #Pirates want users to be free to choose which content is proposed and which platforms they use.

Read on: patrick-breyer.de/en/posts/dsa

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List of Free Software CAD Resources

Sharing is very appreciated.

OSArch
Open Source Architecture Community
wiki.osarch.org

FreeCAD Forum
Your own 3D parametric modeler
forum.freecadweb.org

Blender
The infamous 3D animation modeler, can be used in workflow with CADs (see OSArch)
blender.org

BlenderBIM
Use Blender for CAD Purposes (see OSArch)
blenderbim.org

LeoCAD
Lego, Bricks, and GNU GPL
leocad.org

#CAD #FreeSoftware #FreeCAD #Blender

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If you're ready to learn more about the whole world behind the source code of then you might like to watch the videos from the 2021 online conference brought to you by the

framatube.org/video-channels/l

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From the EFF:

"We've heard from a group of journalists working on a feature length documentary that involves governments and spytech companies. They worry that their devices have been compromised and are looking for a tech that can determine if their computers are being used to monitor them."

@aral it looks like you at least sometimes cross posts mastidon-twitter. Do you use anything for that? AndStatus feels really awkward so I'm looking for something better.

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📢 We'd like to invite anyone that has forked FreeCAD over the years and added functionality for personal/commercial reasons to consider releasing your features/fixes under an open source license, so we could all potentially benefit from them together. Let us know if you have Qs 📢

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The only monarch I want to see in the 21st century has two sets of wings and pollinates plants like nobody’s business.

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So, we need defensive machine learning, a couple of ideas:

- machine learning to haggle with online marketplaces about the best price AND/OR the most environmentally and labour friendly source
- machine learning to break news consumption into it’s own separate thing outside social networks, where truthfulness, trust, and following-up topics is prioritized, this could be as simple as a glorified feed reader
- machine learning to manage email on the client side based on priorities set by the user

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"Winning over the classroom with Jitsi"

"Today we are very excited to announce we are launching an education themed hackathon together with the European Commission."

jitsi.org/blog/winning-over-th

@FreeCAD who manages your @Liberapay Team account? I'd like to hear a bit about how it works.

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“The Signal for Help (or the Violence at Home Signal for Help) is a single-handed gesture that can be used by an individual to alert others that they feel threatened and need help over a video call, or in-person.”

en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Signal

Windy day on the Danish west coast. So my son and I played with stones learning about aerodynamics. Very meditative waiting to see what happens and trying to understand why.

Brilliant thoughts on the phenomenon of tech-guys who got a conscience and are now prodigal sons for our perception of big tech. conversationalist.org/2020/03/

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